Today is the premiere telecast of Dapat Alam Mo! on GTV. The program, airing today at 5:30 p.m., is a news magazine show hosted by Emil Sumangil, Patricia Tumulak, and Kim Atienza.
One of GMA News’ most senior reporters, Sumangil brings with him two decades of broadcast journalism experience. He is considered a veteran of the police beat covering exclusive after exclusive of the biggest headlines of the day.
Having been at the forefront many times, his reports from the field have been providing viewers a closer look at the news by immersing in the conflict and plight of the personalities and regular people he covers.
“Ever since I started in the industry, nais ko nang ipadama sa taumbayan na ang paghahatid ng balita ay hindi lang para sa impormasyon, kundi para maghatid din ng serbisyo publiko,” said Emil.
Meanwhile, already a familiar face on television, Tumulak embraces a new chapter in her career as one of Dapat Alam Mo! hosts. She joins Sumangil in giving viewers light, feel-good features that are sure to inspire and entertain.
“As soon as I got the call, I cried a bucket of tears. I went straight to my parents and told them the great news. Words cannot express how grateful I am for the opportunity,” Tumulak reveals.
A talent of GMA Artist Center, Tumulak recently renewed her contract as a Kapuso at the recently concluded Signed for Stardom event. She won the title of Miss Philippines Fire in the Miss Philippines Earth in 2009 and was one of the top 15 finalists of the Binibining Pilipinas pageant in 2011.
In 2015, she earned the moniker “HBD Girl” when she joined the longest-running noontime variety show Eat Bulaga. She also appeared in other shows such as 24 Oras, Wowowin, Magkaagaw, Super Ma’am, and Contessa.
Completing the fresh team-up of Dapat Alam Mo! is versatile host, triathlete, wellness and biodiversity advocate, and Kuya ng Bayan, Kim Atienza. In the show, he shares various trivia and knowledge with viewers.
Atienza sees Dapat Alam Mo! as something he can really enjoy. “I look forward to years and years of fun and purpose and public service. This is not work, I can see that it will be so much fun,” he said.
With a career spanning 17 years in the broadcast industry, Atienza is known for the weather updates he creatively presents and various trivia he graciously shares. He also inspires people to lead healthier lives with his love for sports. A known advocate of wildlife preservation, Atienza also uses his influence in spreading awareness on protecting the environment.
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